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TALKING ABOUT FEELINGSGet to know your feelings: Name how you feel Think why you feel that way Put it together into wordseg.. I feel nervous because I have a math test tomorrowNow pick someone to talk toJust by having a chat with someone, telling them...

SOMETIMES I FEEL AFRAID…We all get scared sometimes.Fear can be good for you sometimes.  It can even keep us healthy.How? Well if you get too close to a cliff, you will get scared and step back and this will keep you safe!I bet you didn’t...

HEY KIDS, HERE’S HOW TO MAKE YOUR WORRY FADE We all worry, but imagine you have a strategy ready to reduce most of your worries real fast.I also want you to know, not all worry is bad.  Sometimes its important to worry a little so we...

BE A GOOD SPORTSMANPlay clean, handle victory and defeat with style and dignity.Sportsmanship is an attitude which can influence others around you.  It takes maturity and courage.Have you ever paid attention to the amount of games that have been lost due to “unsportsmanlike behaviour”?  Just...

THE “CAR” IN YOUA wonderful resource that I use really helps individuals get to know themselves and what they need to do for themselves.This resource is from Deal and Honey (St Lukes Innovative Resources) and I’m so glad I came across it.  I use it...

SELF COMPASSION AND MINDFULNESS FOR TEENSSometimes its not easy having conversations with teens (especially when they don’t speak!).  But we respectfully keep trying.Sometimes we need to have conversations about:AnxietyDepressionSchoolADHDLGBTQIAnger Body imageMindful awarenessCompassionAt the Positive Thinking Clinic, I use mindfulness, compassion, self-compassion, and kindness to tackle, discuss,...

GROWING MINDFUL FOR ALL AGESIn the Positive Thinking Clinic I ensure that no matter what age my client /participant is, I teach: awareness,  how to be present in the moment, and  cultivate kindness and curiosity.One thing that I realise, is that mindfulness is neither difficult, nor easy,...

MINDFULNESS SKILLS FOR KIDSIts so easy to teach kids mindfulness skills.  They love to play, so lets play and learn mindful skills.Kids from ages 4 and up really enjoy learning how to: Calm their mind and body Pay attention Become more self aware Feel happier...

MELTING WORRY AND RELAXATIONI find it extremely important to be able to relax and learn the skills to get rid of constant worry.What I do during these sessions are:Encourage thinking by using cognitive therapy techniques.  The aim here is to directly change your thoughts to worry...

DEEP SPEAK… WITH TEENAGERS & YOUNG ADULTSAt the Positive Thinking Clinic I endeavour to give teenagers and young adults an opportunity for a voice.I use selected topics for one : one, or small group experiences.A common complaint is that adults do not listen to young...